The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 559 787 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.13% 21.81% 25.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 53.54% 62.16% 65.44%
Number of salaries quoted 511 698 937
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1044 1266 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 30.12% 35.08% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1088 1365
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +6 27 £35,000 +1.44% 10
Cheadle +5 17 £39,000 +4.00% 4
Bolton -5 14 £35,500 -16.47% 8
Bury +6 11 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Rochdale 0 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Oldham -1 9 £30,000 +33.33% 6
Salford +1 5 £22,500 -52.63% 2
Altrincham -1 4 £38,250 -4.37% 4
Wigan -4 3 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Sale -3 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Heywood - 1 £24,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 614 (53.48%) .NET
2 584 (50.87%) SQL
3 571 (49.74%) C#
4 408 (35.54%) ASP.NET
5 385 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
6 370 (32.23%) Microsoft
7 333 (29.01%) MVC
8 303 (26.39%) Windows
9 286 (24.91%) T-SQL
10 259 (22.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 250 (21.78%) JavaScript
12 247 (21.52%) HTML
13 233 (20.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 230 (20.03%) CSS
15 215 (18.73%) TDD
16 206 (17.94%) WCF
17 202 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 200 (17.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 189 (16.46%) MS Excel
20 176 (15.33%) Finance
21 161 (14.02%) jQuery
22 153 (13.33%) Web Services
23 150 (13.07%) SQL Server 2012
24 148 (12.89%) SQL Server 2014
25 142 (12.37%) .NET Framework
26 137 (11.93%) OO
27 132 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
28 128 (11.15%) Java
29 127 (11.06%) XML
30 126 (10.98%) Degree

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 77 (6.71%) Node.js
2 70 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 50 (4.36%) IIS
4 48 (4.18%) MS Exchange
5 42 (3.66%) CMS
6 28 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 16 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (0.96%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.70%) ColdFusion
12 8 (0.70%) Drupal
12 8 (0.70%) GeoServer
13 7 (0.61%) EPiServer CMS
13 7 (0.61%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 189 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 54 (4.70%) MS Office
3 17 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.39%) Visualfiles
4 6 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.17%) OPENContractor
6 2 (0.17%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.087%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.087%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.087%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.087%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.087%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.087%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.087%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 118 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.83%) Office 365
4 14 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.61%) SaaS
8 5 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.35%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.26%) GitHub
10 3 (0.26%) PaaS
11 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.087%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.087%) IaaS
12 1 (0.087%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.27%) Internet
2 51 (4.44%) SAN
3 38 (3.31%) LAN
3 38 (3.31%) VPN
4 37 (3.22%) Firewall
5 28 (2.44%) WAN
6 25 (2.18%) HTTP
7 24 (2.09%) DNS
8 16 (1.39%) DHCP
8 16 (1.39%) VLAN
9 14 (1.22%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.78%) SNMP
11 8 (0.70%) FTP
12 7 (0.61%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.61%) IPv4
12 7 (0.61%) Network Security
13 6 (0.52%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.52%) Intranet
14 5 (0.44%) NAS
15 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (22.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 233 (20.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 200 (17.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 150 (13.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 148 (12.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 111 (9.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 88 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
8 73 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 68 (5.92%) NoSQL
10 51 (4.44%) MySQL
11 46 (4.01%) Relational Database
12 42 (3.66%) SQL Server 2000
13 36 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (2.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 29 (2.53%) DTS
16 25 (2.18%) Azure SQL Database
17 24 (2.09%) MongoDB
18 23 (2.00%) QlikView
19 18 (1.57%) OLAP
20 16 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 97 (8.45%) Visual Studio
2 75 (6.53%) Git (software)
3 66 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (4.36%) NUnit
5 34 (2.96%) Subversion
6 29 (2.53%) JUnit
7 26 (2.26%) JIRA
8 25 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
9 23 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 19 (1.66%) MSTest
10 19 (1.66%) Selenium
11 16 (1.39%) Moq
12 13 (1.13%) TeamCity
13 12 (1.05%) Jenkins
13 12 (1.05%) SpecFlow
14 8 (0.70%) ReSharper
14 8 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
15 7 (0.61%) Mercurial
15 7 (0.61%) WiX
16 6 (0.52%) AccuRev
General
1 176 (15.33%) Finance
2 57 (4.97%) Games
3 47 (4.09%) Legal
4 40 (3.48%) Retail
5 33 (2.87%) Law
6 32 (2.79%) Back Office
7 25 (2.18%) Marketing
8 13 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.05%) Advertising
10 10 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.78%) Banking
12 6 (0.52%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.26%) Local Government
15 2 (0.17%) Electronics
16 1 (0.087%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 627 (54.62%) Developer
2 337 (29.36%) .NET Developer
3 226 (19.69%) C# Developer
4 179 (15.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 156 (13.59%) DBA
6 152 (13.24%) SQL DBA
7 131 (11.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 108 (9.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 103 (8.97%) SQL Developer
10 101 (8.80%) Software Developer
11 80 (6.97%) C# Software Developer
12 79 (6.88%) SQL Server DBA
13 77 (6.71%) Analyst
14 61 (5.31%) Senior Developer
15 57 (4.97%) .NET Software Developer
16 56 (4.88%) Administrator
16 56 (4.88%) Java Developer
17 48 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 47 (4.09%) Applications Support
19 45 (3.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (53.48%) .NET
2 408 (35.54%) ASP.NET
3 247 (21.52%) HTML
4 230 (20.03%) CSS
5 206 (17.94%) WCF
6 202 (17.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 161 (14.02%) jQuery
8 153 (13.33%) Web Services
9 142 (12.37%) .NET Framework
10 127 (11.06%) XML
11 108 (9.41%) AngularJS
12 105 (9.15%) WPF
13 98 (8.54%) LINQ
14 93 (8.10%) Entity Framework
15 91 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 76 (6.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 71 (6.18%) HTML5
18 67 (5.84%) SOAP
19 64 (5.57%) Ajax
20 63 (5.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (10.19%) Replication
3 66 (5.75%) Clustering
4 51 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 51 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (3.75%) Mobile App
6 35 (3.05%) iPad
7 31 (2.70%) Data Centre
8 29 (2.53%) iPhone
9 22 (1.92%) N-Tier
10 14 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.13%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.13%) User Experience
12 12 (1.05%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.96%) Statistics
14 10 (0.87%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.87%) Health Informatics
14 10 (0.87%) Informatics
15 9 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 303 (26.39%) Windows
2 83 (7.23%) Windows Server
3 59 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (4.18%) Android
5 46 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (3.75%) Linux
7 40 (3.48%) Windows 10
8 39 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (3.31%) Windows 7
10 27 (2.35%) Windows 8
11 26 (2.26%) Mac OS X
12 23 (2.00%) CentOS
13 10 (0.87%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.87%) Unix
14 8 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.61%) AIX
16 5 (0.44%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (29.01%) MVC
3 215 (18.73%) TDD
4 137 (11.93%) OO
5 132 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
6 123 (10.71%) Web Development
7 115 (10.02%) Software Engineering
8 99 (8.62%) High Availability
9 89 (7.75%) Mentoring
10 86 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
11 84 (7.32%) Scrum
12 83 (7.23%) ITIL
13 76 (6.62%) Project Management
14 73 (6.36%) Web Application Development
15 69 (6.01%) OOD
16 64 (5.57%) SOA
16 64 (5.57%) Unit Testing
17 59 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
18 58 (5.05%) Dependency Injection
19 55 (4.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 584 (50.87%) SQL
2 571 (49.74%) C#
3 286 (24.91%) T-SQL
4 250 (21.78%) JavaScript
5 128 (11.15%) Java
6 84 (7.32%) VB.NET
7 52 (4.53%) PowerShell
8 47 (4.09%) C++
9 33 (2.87%) VBA
10 31 (2.70%) PHP
11 30 (2.61%) VB
12 27 (2.35%) Ruby
13 22 (1.92%) VBScript
14 20 (1.74%) TypeScript
15 19 (1.66%) XPath
16 18 (1.57%) ANSI SQL
17 9 (0.78%) ActionScript
17 9 (0.78%) Perl
17 9 (0.78%) VB6
17 9 (0.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 126 (10.98%) Degree
2 52 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (2.18%) CCNA
3 25 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (1.74%) CCNP
5 18 (1.57%) ISEB
6 17 (1.48%) MCSE
7 13 (1.13%) MCDBA
7 13 (1.13%) MCSA
8 11 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.96%) MCITP
8 11 (0.96%) MCT
8 11 (0.96%) Security Cleared
8 11 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.61%) A+ Certification
10 7 (0.61%) CISSP
10 7 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (0.61%) RHCE
10 7 (0.61%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.48%) QA
2 12 (1.05%) SLA
3 9 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.35%) HL7
6 3 (0.26%) WAI
7 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 95 (8.28%) Active Directory
2 56 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.13%) vSphere
4 12 (1.05%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.78%) XenApp
6 8 (0.70%) Terminal Server
7 7 (0.61%) SRDF
8 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.17%) Firmware
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.17%) vCloud
11 1 (0.087%) NDS
11 1 (0.087%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.087%) NFS
11 1 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.087%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.087%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.087%) UAG
11 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (2.26%) LiteSpeed
2 18 (1.57%) SCCM
3 12 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (0.96%) Kibana
5 10 (0.87%) Backup Exec
5 10 (0.87%) HP SIM
5 10 (0.87%) WSUS
6 7 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.61%) Puppet
7 6 (0.52%) Ansible
7 6 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.44%) SCOM
9 4 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.35%) Wonderware InTouch
10 3 (0.26%) Packer
10 3 (0.26%) Perfmon
10 3 (0.26%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.26%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (0.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 370 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 99 (8.62%) Oracle
3 70 (6.10%) VMware
4 41 (3.57%) Google
5 37 (3.22%) Citrix
6 29 (2.53%) IBM
7 27 (2.35%) Cisco
8 19 (1.66%) Tableau
9 16 (1.39%) HP
10 15 (1.31%) RedGate
11 14 (1.22%) Sophos
12 13 (1.13%) Cognos
12 13 (1.13%) iManage
12 13 (1.13%) Juniper
12 13 (1.13%) NetApp
12 13 (1.13%) Xamarin
13 12 (1.05%) Dell
13 12 (1.05%) EPiServer
13 12 (1.05%) Symantec
14 11 (0.96%) Interwoven
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Flexible Working etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ultra Electronics
Salary: £35,000-£45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago